A Warrior for Her Art, Industry and Craft

“If grateful paid the bills, we’d all be Bill Gates,” says Black Cindy in one of the most memorable lines from season 2 of Orange is the New Black.  To say that the hit Netflix original series has really taken ... read more

Drama Alumna Wins Yale Drama Series Competition

Janine Nabers is no stranger to receiving accolades and awards for her playwriting abilities. Recognized early on for her promising talent, she received the Samuel French/New School for Drama Award for Excellence in Playwriting in 2010 and has gained critical ... read more

Mark Ruffalo @The New School

“Why, hello young people,” said Mark Ruffalo as he settled onstage next to Pippin Parker, director of The New School for Drama. The actor and activist momentarily struggled with his lavalier mic before exclaiming, “We don’t need these! We’re actors! ... read more

Playwrights Set Forth with New Voices

The window into room 202 of 151 Bank Street was covered black, concealing its inner proceedings from passersby. However, nothing could be done about the range of loud actors’ voices that filtered out from the room. At long last, the ... read more